Telkom PINS’ Strategy Welcoming Smart Lighting Trend


Jakarta – Telkom also works on the Smart Lighting being the part of Smart City, through its subsidiaries, PINS Indonesia, by entering cooperation with Solarens Ledindo.

In such cooperation, Solarens was assigned to provide LED lamp based smart lighting solution, installation, support for smart lighting warranty, as well as the development of devices supporting the smart lighting application.

“Smart lighting is a remote basis designed light technology in order to able to properly schedule the light on. It is also able to provide the energy efficiency,” said the President Director of PINS Indonesia, Prasabri Pesti to detikINET, Wednesday (8/2/2017).

“The cooperation between PINS and Solarens is a strategic cooperation, where now the business trend in Indonesia refers to IoT, and smart lighting is part of IoT being the focus of PINS’ business,” Prasabri added.

There must be the reasons behind it. Referring to data from Research and Markets, it is predicted that globally market value of Smart Lighting reaches USD 78 billion in 2022 at the annual growth of (CAGR) 11,7%.

Then, for Internet of Things (IoT) market potential in Indonesia based on the data from Machina and Cisco SPTG analysis, Smart City until 2020 is at the third rank where Smart Lighting is included into smart town ecosystem.

At the same chance, CEO Solarens Ledindo Irvin E Busser, said that in Indonesia currently there are only ordinary lamp that is inefficient and costly.

This smart lighting solution is connected to the portable device such as smartphone or laptop, thereby the Node Controller device in every smart lighting allows the light is operated remotely, as well as able to operate the light based on the schedule and also obtain notification in case of fault to the light.

Using smart lighting solution may become a solution that is able to make efficient use of electricity in the smart lighting. In addition, the existence of solar panel is able to make the electricity use much more efficient that results in more efficient operational cost.

Experiment of smart lighting solution was already conducted at the flyover Antapani Bandung that was just inaugurated by the Vice-President Jusuf Kalla on January 24, 2017.

“We have chance to enteri into cooperation with dengan PINS being subsidiary of Telkom, dan Solarens itself is ready to support Telkom PINS in providing Smart Lighting solution,” Irvin explained.

One of the reasons PINS selected Solarens as its business partner, was since it is the provider of smart lighting created by the indigenous people with the high local content (TKDN) being one of the key regulations.

“Of course this smart lighting product will complete the product line of Telkom Solution, both for corporate and business as well as government market target in Smart City,” said Prasabri closing the conversation. (rou/rou)

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